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Law schools increase practical training

Jul 9, 2012 Law schools are responding to the worsening job market by offering students more courses that teach practical skills, says a new survey conducted by the American Bar Association. The survey compares current curricula…

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Arizona State to launch new training law firm

Jun 7, 2012 Douglas Sylvester, Dean of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State, is working on the first large-scale, nonprofit training law firm affiliated with a law school. The concept was inspired by the medical…

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UK lawyers push to do away with training contracts

Nov 23, 2011 As US law firms grapple with the question of how to train lawyers when companies refuse to be billed by inexperienced associates, the profession in the UK is considering scrapping its training model in favour of the more…

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